The Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act ( Ppaca )

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Dr. Hopper this was the most difficult assignment for me during this course, just because I didn’t have a lot knowledge on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). I know that the excuse of not having to rely no public health care is not a reason to be less knowledgeable, but is the truth. I know that I have said before that I’m concerned with health care after the military, but I do have a little time to figure it out. The reading assignment Remaking the American Health Care System was very help in assisting me with understanding the PPACA a little bit more. Even thought I know that there is more to the law than what was covered in the reading assignments, I enjoy learning about Medicaid expansion and the changes that …show more content…

Information Technology can be use to address escalating health care costs, reform payment systems, reducing health care disparities, and can be effective in comparative research (). In this next section will discuss how these recommendations fit or not fit with the initiatives of the ACA. Discuss how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) fits (or does not fit) with the recommendations. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has established objective to meet the demands on the PPACA. Each of these objectives will show how the recommendation from the previous section align with the initiative of the ACA. Of first recommendation cover the control and lowering of health care cost. We see in objective D that the goal is to reduce the growth of healthcare cost while promoting high-value, effective care. This objective is meet through the ACA market reforms to individual and in business that ensure access to quality patient care. The law implemented reforms that gave consumers leverage when purchasing insurance. These initiative also rewarded physician that delivery high quality, efficient and well coordinated care. More over, the Federal Coordinated Health Care Office was established to improve coordination between state and federal to ensure full access to Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries (). The Performance goal include reducing readmission rate for Medicare

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